POST Employment Opportunities

Peace Officer Standards and Training agencies and academies provide challenging opportunities for professional, managerial and administrative employment. POST agencies throughout the United States offer competitive salary, government job benefits, career advancement and an unparalleled opportunity to serve as part of a team committed to improving the quality of law enforcement and the safety and effectiveness of peace officers.

Certified Law Enforcement Instructor

Qualifying candidates must have a least three years of experience as a sworn law enforcement officer or telecommunicator.

Agency:  Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice
Location:  Richmond, KY
Salary/Range:  Unknown
How to Apply:  For more information visit the DOCJT website at or contact Frank Kubala at
Application Deadline:  5/31/2017

Executive Director-MCOLES

The ideal candidate will have accumulated a well-balanced professional portfolio that includes practical experience in law enforcement as well as academic achievement.   Work experience including the supervision of personnel, project management, budget development and administrative leadership is a requisite for this position.  A candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree, however, an advanced degree and/or evidence of advanced or continuing education is preferable. Candidates for this position must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.  Candidates must be willing to engage in competitive personnel screening exercises designed to assist the Commission in identifying the most qualified candidate for this position including participation in a final interview process open to the public.  A successful candidate will also be required to participate in several pre-appointment assessments. 
Agency:  Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards
Location:  Lansing, Michigan
Salary/Range:  $89,305 to $129,541, depending on education and experience levels.
How to Apply:  Serious candidates are invited to apply for this position.  Application must be made through Michigan’s online hiring system. The State of Michigan Job Openings site may be accessed at   This will direct you to the Job Openings home page. Click on the filter icon at the top right of the main part of the page, then click on “Job Category” and check the administration box.  You will be redirected to a page that will allow you to select the application for this position.  You must respond no later than July 10, 2017.  We also require that applicants electronically attach the following documents to their application:  a copy of the applicant’s resume; and, a cover letter describing the candidate’s experience, employment goals and reason for applying for this position.  Specific directions on how to make these attachments may be found at the State Jobs site. Letters of endorsement should be sent by the endorsing party directly to:

Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards
106 W. Allegan, Suite 600
P.O. Box 30633
Lansing, Michigan  48909
Application Deadline:  7/10/2017

Training and Standards Bureau Director

The Training and Standards Bureau coordinates a variety of criminal justice initiatives and works closely with the Law Enforcement Standards Board. The Bureau Director oversees the administration of certification, education, and training programs for the Law Enforcement Standards Board and the Department of Justice. The incumbent will also act as a liaison with statewide law enforcement agencies.

Special Notes:   

The Department of Justice does not sponsor work visas. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States, and complete the required Employment Eligibility Form I-9 within three days of hire.

DOJ will conduct criminal background checks on applicants prior to selection. Upon hire, all new DOJ employees will be fingerprinted.


A minimally qualified applicant will have experience in the following:
1) Budget development, preparation, implementation, and monitoring.

2) Management and supervision of staff members.

3) Policy and/or procedure development, implementation, and evaluation in a law enforcement setting.

4) Delivering training programs in an area related to law enforcement.

In addition, a well-qualified applicant will have the following, however not required:
1) Experience providing and developing recognized command and executive level law enforcement training.

2) Successfully completed the FBI National Academy, Wisconsin Command College, Southern Police Institute, Northwestern Police Command Institute Executive, or comparable training programs.

3) Participated and/or assisted in delivering Law Enforcement Standards Board programs.


Agency:  Wisconsin Department of Justice
Location:  Madison, WI
Salary/Range:  Between $89,440 and $101,129 annually.
How to Apply:  

How To Apply:   

Apply online! Click the “Login to Apply” button at the top of this announcement. If you do not currently have a account, you will need to create one. For instructions on how to create an account, click here. Application materials will not be accepted if received in an e-mail, fax or as a hard copy.

Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

NOTE: Current state employees with Career Executive status may apply with a resume addressing your experience related to the job duties described above to

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Donna Marchese at (608)266-0619 or

Application Deadline:  6/21/2017
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